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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

Printable version of the recommendations.

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# QPP 271

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IBD: Preventive Care: Corticosteroid Related Iatrogenic Injury-Bone Loss Assessment

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with an inflammatory bowel disease encounter who were prescribed prednisone equivalents greater than or equal to 10 mg/day for 60 or greater consecutive days or a single prescription equating to 600mg prednisone or greater for all fills and were documented for risk of bone loss once during the reporting year or the previous calendar year.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure.

ID# PQRS 275

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Assessment of Hepatitis B Virus Status Before Initiation Anti-TNF Therapy

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease who had Hepatitis B virus status assessed and results interpreted within one year prior to receiving a first course of anti-TNF therapy.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015